Trump & Acts of Desperation

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The model for understanding today’s events is not an authoritarian with a plan, it’s an increasingly desperate house of cards falling apart.

There is no ideology, beyond a casual racism. It’s the Faustian deal with the South made by the Democrats after the civil war, running through LBJ, finally collapsing after Clinton and Obama. There is no effective national Republican party without the South.